Sunday, September 2, 2012

San Francisco Botanical Gardens - Three Exciting Events

Join us September 6 and 13 for three exciting events! Come to the Botanical Garden September 6 at 5:00 pm for "Drawing Nature," a reception celebrating our new botanical art exhibit. Then at 6:00 pm, take a very special "Walk Through Time" with Don Mahoney and Jason Martinez in our Ancient Plant Garden. September 13 brings a brand new botanical photography exhibit reception at PHOTO gallery in Oakland benefitting San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Upcoming Events, September 2012

You’re Invited!
"Drawing Nature" art exhibit at the Library

Drawing Nature artists reception
Artists Reception
Thursday September 6, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Celebrate fall with the Sonoma County Colored Pencil Artists at a special reception Thursday, September 6 at the Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture. The exhibit runs September 5 – December 30 and focuses on the changing colors of falling leaves, fruit and flowers. All artwork in the exhibition is for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Library.


"A Walk Through Time"

A Walk Through Time
Ancient Plant Garden Walk & Talk
Thursday, September 6, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Experience plants that existed during the age of the dinosaurs! Join SFBG Gardener Jason Martinez and SFBGS Curator Dr. Don Mahoney on an evolutionary journey from the early Devonian to the Cretaceous epochs through extraordinary and enigmatic greenery that has thrived on earth for millennia.

To register, contact Kitty Fisher, Education Coordinator at (415) 661-1316 ext. 400 orkfisher@sfbg.org.



"Botanicals" exhibit at PHOTO Fine Art Photography

Botanicals exhibit at PHOTO Fine Art Photography
Artists reception benefitting SFBGS
Thursday, September 13, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
473 25th St., Oakland, CA
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An exciting new show at PHOTO explores lush textures and provocative ideas about botanical subjects created through an array of traditional and non-traditional photographic techniques. Join us for a special evening with the artists to benefit San Francisco Botanical Garden Society on Thursday, September 13, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. A portion of all sales from the evening will be donated to SFBGS. The show runs August 23 – September 29.

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